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National Diploma in Business Level 6

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The course is designed to develop a thorough understanding of the business world, business administration, financial management, marketing, computing and Information technology, communication skills and service sector skills; to further students’ decision-making and communication skills and apply what the students have learnt in real world assignments.

To get ahead in today’s business world, students have to be competent in a wide range of business skills. The course equips students with the skills to reach their goals, whether they want to start their business career or are planning to move onto higher-level business studies. Students also develop communication, problem-solving and decision-making skills and learn to work independently and as part of a team.

Students work on real-world assignments and learn from lecturers with plenty of industry experience. This course enables students to acquire a broad range of management skills in order to manage and supervise staffing in business. The course provides students with broad knowledge and skills of operational Management and Skills. The course aims to target International students from Asian and European countries such as India, China, Korea, Japan and Eastern European countries.

Students who complete National Diploma in Business Level 6 will be able to:

  • Devise strategies to instruct, supervise and appraise staff.
  • Maintain effective interpersonal and professional relationships.
  • Manage an organization and take responsibility for day to day operation of a full scale business.
  • Attain knowledge and decision making skills in important aspects of a particular business community, including marketing and research business development.

On completion of this course students will have a good knowledge of management and technical skills associated with the New Zealand business world as well as a thorough understanding of the operations and the middle management practices undertaken in a business. The qualification can lead to university degrees in commerce or directly into the workforce as a competent business manager.

Course Structure

The course will be a full time, 36 weeks programme, completed over two semesters. The course includes 6 components and consists of 124 credits. Students must commit to 1240 hours of learning. Student work is assessed by means of tests, research assignments and team based project work. Most student work involves applying course concepts in actual business case studies.

Course Content

  • Financial Management
  • Business Administration
  • Marketing
  • Computing & IT
  • Communication Skills
  • Human Resource Management

Entry Requirements

Entry is open to students who have completed National Diploma Level 5 or overseas equivalent or reached the age of 20 years.

English Language Requirements

Students who do not have English as their first language will need to show that they are capable of successfully completing the course by meeting at least one of the following entry conditions:

  • An IELTS score of 6.0 (with no individual band less than 5.5)
  • OR
  • *Passed the Royal Business College Entry Test

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